Words and the sharing of stories with our children and those around us is powerful and keeps the stories alive. Carol was taken from her young mother in the hospital shortly after being born. Her biological mother died in a car accident before Carol ever had the opportunity to meet her.
You can call it a sixth-sense, or maybe intuition, or a foreboding, but it's there. A gut clenching adrenaline surge that often triggers the fight or flight response in your body.
This is just the tip of the iceberg but in my youth I felt life was meant to be lived and believe me, very little stopped me. I'm fortunate in that I'm still here to tell you about them.